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Libya coastguard rescues 441 migrants from drifting boats

Libya's coastguard rescued 441 migrants in two separate operations as their boats drifted off the western coast, the navy and a doctor said on Tuesday. Thirty-five women and 16 children were among 324 illegal migrants rescued in one of the operations on Monday with help from a fishing boat, a navy statement said. Show More Summary

Somali refugees enslaved in Libya return home

Eleven refugees who had been subjected to slavery and auctioned in Libya have arrived home after being repatriated by the Somali government and the UN refugee agency.

Libya 2011: Through the Fire

Through the eyes of a Libyan-born filmmaker, we explore the dark stories that emerged from Libya during the 2011 revolt.

Egyptian Church Opens in Memory of 21 Copts Beheaded by ISIS in Libya

Virginia-area artist Tony Rezk, himself a Copt born in Egypt, paid tribute to the Egyptian martyrs with this beautiful icon. In February 2015 the Islamic State media released avideo of the slaughter of Egyptian Copts in Libya– “Message...Show More Summary

Libya: State of Denial

The story of the fall of Gaddafi as told by the insiders, defectors and military advisers who helped bring it about.

Libya celebrating 7th anniversary of the revolution

While many people say the revolution has led to much change, ongoing political division is still taking its toll on the lives of many Libyans.

Has the Arab Spring failed Libya and Bahrain?

We ask if the Arab Spring has ultimately failed to bring change to Libya and Bahrain, or if there's hope for the future.

Fifteen years after Iraq war protests, peace is further away than ever | Emily Thornberry

Jeremy Corbyn’s warnings on Iraq, Libya and Syria have proved terrifyingly right. And now Iran looks like the next battleground On this day,15 years ago, I joined about one million others in central London to march against the impending Iraq war. Show More Summary

23 killed as truck carrying migrants overturns in Libya

At least 23 people have died after a truck carrying hundreds of migrants overturned in Libya, according to local media.

At least 19 migrants killed in Libya truck crash: hospital

At least 19 migrants were killed on Wednesday and more than 100 injured when the truck transporting them crashed in Libya, a hospital said. More than 300 migrants, mostly Eritrean and Somali nationals, were on board the vehicle which overturned near the town of Bani Walid. Show More Summary

Truck packed with migrants crashes in Libya, killing at least 19

TRIPOLI (Reuters) - A truck packed with African migrants crashed near the Libyan town of Bani Walid on Wednesday, leaving at least 19 dead and nearly 80 injured, officials said.

At least 19 migrants killed, up to 79 injured in road accident in Libya: military source

BENGHAZI, Libya (Reuters) - At least 19 illegal migrants were killed on Wednesday and up to 79 injured in a road accident in the Libyan city of Bani Walid, a military source said.

UK plans video campaign to deter African migrants

Critics say tactic will have little effect on would-be migrants’ decision to travel and is aimed at placating British voters A viral video campaign using the testimonies of migrants in Libya to discourage others from making the perilous...Show More Summary

Bombing at mosque in Libya's Benghazi kills two, wounds 75: medics

BENGHAZI, Libya (Reuters) - Two people were killed and 75 wounded in a twin bombing inside a mosque in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi on Friday, medics said.

Deadly mosque blast hits Libya's Benghazi

Deadly explosion in Libyan port city strikes mosque during Friday prayers, weeks after 33 died in a double car bombing.

One killed, 37 wounded by twin mosque bombing in Libya's Benghazi

BENGHAZI, Libya (Reuters) - One person was killed and 37 wounded by a twin bombing inside a mosque in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi on Friday, medics said.

Explosion at mosque in Libyan city of Benghazi, residents say

BENGHAZI, Libya (Reuters) - An explosion took place at a mosque in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi on Friday, residents said.

Libyan commander wanted by ICC freed after protests: source

BENGHAZI (Reuters) - A Libyan commander wanted by the International Criminal Court (ICC) over a series of summary executions was released on Thursday, a day after handing himself in to military authorities in eastern Libya, a military source said.

Human smugglers in Libya have links to security services: U.N. report

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Most armed groups involved in human smuggling and trafficking in Libya have links to the country's official security institutions, sanctions experts said in a confidential report to a U.N. Security Council committee seen by Reuters on Wednesday.

A bad penny turns up again

(Paul Mirengoff) Sid Blumenthal, widely known as Sid Vicious, is the bad penny of American political life. He keeps turning up in major scandals — e.g., the Bill Clinton-Monica Lewinsky affair and the Libya fiasco. In addition, as Eli...Show More Summary

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